Tuesday, August 3, 1999 Published at 15:09 GMT 16:09 UK
Picture gallery: Floods across Asia
Residents take to their roofs in Marikina City in the suburbs of the Philippines' capital Manila.
A bus tries to make headway along a flooded Manila street.
Paju City north of the South Korean capital Seoul was flooded by the Imjin River.
A baby is passed to safety at Cainta,
east of Manila.
Breakfast al fresco for a family in Chanthaburi province in Thailand.
South Korean firefighters use a rubber raft to evacuate flood victims in Paju CIty.
Improvised rafts in a Manila suburb.
A cemetery keeper tends tombs at a flooded Christian cemetery